Are you looking for something different? Do you want to work with a bunch of rock stars and support one of the largest, most advanced, and inclusive multi-specialty referral hospitals in Southern California? We are looking for a caring, and friendly Medical Director who is a board-certified specialist to join our team at our independently owned Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Hospitals.
The ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital – San Fernando Valley location is currently comprised of emergency/critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, surgery, and neurology & neurosurgery. Our practice shares a facility with other independently owned and operated specialty practices allowing for direct collaboration with specialists in dermatology, dentistry, ophthalmology, and oncology. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized, and learning is continuous. This type of collaborative medicine is rare outside of a university setting.
To provide the best care possible, we stay apprised of new innovations, and utilize an extensive array of cutting-edge diagnostic, therapeutic, and monitoring equipment. We are always willing to expand in different directions and explore new therapies.
But we’re not just a great place to work for the above reasons. Our owner, a veterinarian, is driven to ensure all employees enjoy the family environment found in smaller practices, while offering the security, rewards, expectations, and growth opportunities common to larger organizations. Now that’s cool.
The Medical Director must always abide by and uphold the Principles of Quality, Integrity, Compassion and Service while behaving as a leader and figurehead for the organization in addition to working as a specialist, the Medical Director has several other responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities –
Establishment and oversight of medical standards and protocols
Assisting management with recruitment, hiring, and evaluating medical personnel
Oversight of scheduling for all doctors (aided by management)
Developing and maintaining relationships with referring practices to generate referrals personally, as well as working with other professional and para-professional staff
Participating in marketing efforts as needed
Participating in meetings, discussions and decisions regarding the strategy, direction and operations of the practice with management
Assist management as required with managing doctors’ job performance
Participating in decisions regarding medical equipment
Maintaining positive relationships with other specialty organizations in the area
Client complaints – work with Hospital Management Team on any medical aspect of a complaint
DVM complaints – work with Hospital Owner and Hospital Management Team with any complaints from primary DVMs
Assisting and training doctor staff as needed
Manage blood donor program, enlist more donors and ensure donor testing is up to date and eligibility guidelines are enforced
Conduct oneself as a leader within our principles and in lock-step with management
Serve as a Tech training liaison
Board-certified veterinary specialist
Essential job functions will be provided during the selection process. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and travel compensation for your interview will be provided by ACCESS.
Please send your CV attention to our Chief of Staff, Richard Mills, DVM, DACVECC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals
Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services provides veterinarians and pet owners with advanced medical treatment supported by cutting-edge technology. With internship-trained emergency doctors available 24 hours and a team of board-certified specialists on call in our Departments of Avian & Exotics, Cardiology, Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology/Endoscopy, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Surgery, we are ready to provide compassionate comprehensive advanced medical care for your pets – 24hrs, 365 days a year.